Civilisation and Its Discontents

Civilisation and Its Discontents

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In his final years, Freud devoted most of his energies to a series of highly ambitious works on the broadest issues of religion and society. Here, he argues that civilised values - and the impossible ideals of Christianity - inevitably distort our natural aggression and impose a terrible burden of guilt.
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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 111 x 181mm
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141194987
  • 9780141194981

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